Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Dinner and social media at Creative Monday – Mon, Nov 10

The Salida Creative District will host the next Creative Monday “The Visual Advantage:Pinterest & Instagram Basics,” November 10, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the SteamPlant Event Center. The class will be taught by Lauren Swanson and will cover the visually based social media platforms, Pinterest and Instagram.

Open house for new physicians – Thurs, Nov 6

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center (HRRMC) is holding an open house for six new physicians on its medical staff, on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the hospital atrium, by the main entrance. Everyone is invited to attend.

Art workshop rescheduled, register now

Salida Recreation will be hosting local graphic artist Lisa DeYoung for a 2 evening workshop entitled Accordion Ink. During the workshop, participants will explore different textures and inks to create a personalized accordion fold journal. The class will also take participants through a “personal mapping exercise,” making tangible the experiences of your daily life.

Free tree-pruning workshop – Sat, Nov 1

The Colorado State Forest Service will offer a free tree-pruning workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in Salida. The workshop will include information for private landowners about why, when and how to prune a deciduous tree.

Yellowing pine needles normal in autumn

As aspens and cottonwoods in the Arkansas River Valley change from green to gold, many evergreen trees are going through a similar process. Their interior needles are changing from green to yellow or brown before dropping off as part of a natural shedding process, and not due to bark beetles or tree disease.

Every autumn, many Colorado evergreen tree species shed some of their older, interior needles as part of an annual growth cycle. Needles on the lower portion of the [...]

HRRMC expands women’s services

Cheryl Edwards, M.D., has joined the medical staff at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center. Dr. Edwards is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and will provide gynecology services at the HRRMC Medical Clinics, 550 W. Highway 50, Salida.

Alpine Orchestra announces fall season

The 45 piece symphony has members from throughout the Upper Arkansas Valley and elsewhere. Its new conductor, Beth Steele of Breckenridge, has selected works by Beethoven, Brahms. Berlioz, Bizet and Rimsky-Korsakov for her debut performances.

Outside Magazine author to speak on Grand Canyon – Thurs, Oct 23

Fedarko’s work for Outside Magazine has taken him to some of the world’s most dramatic places, from Kashmir’s Siachen Glacier to Everest Base Camp and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. His deepest connection, however, is to the river where he spent nearly a decade researching and writing The Emerald Mile, a chronicle of the most ferocious flood in the modern history of the Grand Canyon.

Inaugural Symphonic Salida concert – Thurs, Oct 23

Back by popular demand, the husband-and-wife team of violinist Karen Kinzie and percussionist John Kinzie will headline the first Colorado Symphony performance in Salida for the 2014-15 season. This inaugural concert will be Thur. Oct. 23, 7:30 pm at the Salida SteamPlant.